There are two places in the motherboard for you to plug in the connectors for the front USB ports. Flaming or offending other users Illegal activities: USB port4 and port5 that you see above your rear audio ports on outside back of the case will then be inactive. I will note that there is a ”March 29, ” driver for this adapter here: You are posting a reply to: Use the motherboard disk or download the latest drivers for the USB ports and reinstall them.

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Download latest motherboard drivers for that motherboard from ASRock and install them. Im going to try to connect a different adapter to it.

I wont open my pc again because I was messing around with it and the pc started messing up. It never hurts to open the case and just look around. You still p4vm80 told us the make and wattage of the PSU.

Problems are often solved by checking that internal connections are fully inserted. The only drawback to this configuration is that it only allows only for a total of six USB ports to be active four in the back and two in the front of the case.


Front usb port not working

Please try again now or at a later time. The back usb slots are part of the motherboard and works but when I plug the adapter in the front the little light is dim.

Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. USB ports are bundled in twos, so you have the following eight ports: The drivers are installed but when I go to the game controller properties it shows nothing. You may have to uninstall the old drivers, restart, and then manually install them.

ASROCK P4VM800 User Manual: Usb Configuration

Thank you for helping us maintain CNET’s great community. I will note that there is a ”March 29, ” driver for this adapter here: Its the front port period. You are reporting the following post: The driver does nothing. I think the radioshack adapter isnt good. This post has been flagged and will be asrpck by our staff.

Usb Configuration – Asrock P4VM User Manual [Page 31]

The rear usb ports work with other usb adapter. There are two places in the motherboard for you to plug in the connectors for the front USB ports. I downloaded the manual from here: You still haven’t told us the motherboard model. Back to PC Hardware forum 10 total posts.


This configuration allows all six ports in the back plus the two ports in the front of the case to be active to give you a total of eight active USB ports. Do any devices work while attached to the front USB ports? Advertisements or commercial links. The front usb ports is part of the case and connects to the mobo and the rear is in the mobo. I plugged another adapter into the front and it keeps saying usb device not recognized.

Motherboard is brand new Asrock mobo. You are posting a ysb to: If you’re asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. The front usb ports arent working right though. The device manager just says unknown device and when I go to properties it says no drivers are installed when I installed drivers already.